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Taking the “T”

Taking the “T”

We moved to Pittsburgh more than 5 years ago and since that cold February, I’ve been meaning to ride on the city’s subway/light rail system known as the T. The official name for the transport system is the Pittsburgh Light Rail, which covers a total of 26.2 miles. The T doesn’t cover that wide of […]

A New Name for an Old Boat

A New Name for an Old Boat

We made a trip home last week for a little ceremony. The 40′ Morgan Ketch that has been sitting in my parents’ pasture 90 miles from open water was finally given a name. The boat has been undergoing a complete refit at the hands of my brother-in-law and co-owner of the boat. We decided to […]

South Seas by Southwest

South Seas by Southwest

  A long-awaited new option for Aloha will be reality starting March 17. Southwest Airlines will be starting a new route from Oakland International Airport in Oakland, California to Daniel K. Inouye International in Honolulu, Hawaii. The second flight of the Southwest route will be from Oakland to Kahului Airport on Maui. The carrier will […]

PIT Redefined

It’s one of the questions we’re asked the most about the $1.1 billion plan for a new terminal: who’s going to pay for it? Click here to learn the answer — we think you’ll like it: https://t.co/h8h5EufhqM pic.twitter.com/TF9W3SYIFj — PIT airport (@PITairport) February 21, 2019 A terminal change is in the future for Pittsburgh International […]

The Sky’s the Limit for Married Delta Pilots

The Sky’s the Limit for Married Delta Pilots

We might have mentioned before but Amanda and I met at work. The chance to work with your spouse can involve some occasional challenges but it was great for us. We loved the chance to see each other every day. That chance, unfortunately, took almost 20 years for one married couple. A few weeks before […]

Restoring the Luxury to Rail Travel

Restoring the Luxury to Rail Travel

The Jet Age is often considered to have begun in 1958 with the use of Boeing 707s for domestic service. It heralded the end of the end of long cross country luxury train travel. It was only a few years later — in 1963 — that the original Pennsylvania Station in New York City was […]

AA & A- American Airlines and Apple

AA & A- American Airlines and Apple

American Airlines customers will have access to Apple Music to stream more than 50 million songs, playlists and music videos on any domestic fight equipped with Wi-Fi starting in February. American is the first commercial airline to provide exclusive access to Apple Music. The catch is you have to have an Apple Music subscription. If […]